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Mayfly Family Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives)

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Pictures of 80 Mayfly Specimens in the Family Baetidae:

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Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly NymphBaetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Nymph View 3 PicturesThis is the only Baetis nymph I found in my January 31st (read: not sane) sampling in 2004. I looked at this one under my small microscope and wrote down some useful identification features which aren't really visible in the pictures from my camera. This nymph had conspicuous gill veinlets (Veinlet: Short insect wing veins connecting the major longitudinal veins to the wing margin.), a pointed, slender 7th gill, tail bands on the middle and tip, and abdominal segments 5, 9, and 10 are definitely pale, with segment 8 in-between, debatably pale.
Collected January 31, 2004 from unknown in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly NymphBaetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Nymph View 3 PicturesThis Baetid nymph has no tracheation on its gills, no distinct bands on its tails, and a rounded, oval 7th gill. Abdominal segments 5, 9, and 10 are pale.
Collected February 5, 2004 from unknown in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly NymphBaetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Nymph View 3 PicturesThis one's tails are chopped off and it's missing a leg.
Collected January 13, 2004 from the Namekagon River in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
Baetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly NymphBaetidae (Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Nymph View 3 PicturesThis specimen has indistinct gill veinlets (Veinlet: Short insect wing veins connecting the major longitudinal veins to the wing margin.), a rounded seventh gill, and no bands on the tails.
Collected February 7, 2004 from unknown in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
Female Acentrella (Tiny Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly DunFemale Acentrella (Tiny Blue-Winged Olives) Mayfly Dun View 3 PicturesI've lost the date information for this specimen and taken a guess.
Collected August 1, 2004 from unknown in Wisconsin
Added to Troutnut.com by Troutnut on January 25, 2006
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